Monday, October 11, 2010

Tote-ally Fabulous

Morning folks...back to share with you the big reveal of the tote I made at Anne's amazing workshop....I have tote-ally fallen in love with my tote-ally  fabulous tote.....


5 very roomy outer pockets for all those things that us girls need to carry with us and a huge inner pocket for your purse and valuables...or perfect for holding all your crafty essentials if you are out and about
 don't you just love the fabulous big buttons available from Simply Create
 just a little added decoration.....made with TH fragments and alpha rub-ons...just so everyone knows IT'S MINE

I am taking this little beauty with me to the SECC and I know it will be greatly admired....everyone is going to want one....but what I really need now is this very clever lady to come up with a pattern for matching slippers and then I will be the belle of the ball.  Catch up with you all tomorrow and I may just take my very chic tote for it's first outing....a quick trip to my local M&S Food Store and pick up something tasty for lunch.
Hugs Kath xxx
Edited to add:  apologies for misleading anyone in the previous post about my tote....the fabric is not in fact Cath Kidson....and I have just got the heads up from Anne....it's Holly Holderman "Rose-in-a-Round Again"...and for all those who asked about the charms on yesterday's wedding card.....sorry folks bought them ages ago and I mean years and years ago at a Hobbycraft show at the SECC and I have no idea who from.

29 comments:

Vicky said...

Wow this is FAB FAB FAB kath! I'm sooooo jealous, I want one too! :-) I love all things Kath Kidson and this is no exception!
Hugs, Vicky ~x~

Mervi said...

Love it! Beautiful fabric and the buttons, wau great tote;-))m

Carol D said...

Great tote Kath, I need that pattern. and it is so well made. Love those buttons, and the little tag just finishes it off perfectly.

Big Hugs Carol xxx

Cardarian said...

Oh what a lovely bag....the fabric does look very much like Cath Kidson!
You did a good job and I am hope you manage to make those slippers to go with bag!
Hugs,
Cardarian

ursula Uphof said...

What a great tote. Yes lovely buttons. You will be the envy of all when out and about.

Anesha said...

Wonderful tote, great piece of sewing!!!! Hugs to furry Buddy. Anesha :)

Dolly said...

Tote-ally fabulous Kath. Are you taking orders? :)xxx

Lia said...

Wouw like it very much!!! Do you have a template ( or how do you name it)?

lots of love from the netherlands

scrappyjacky said...

An amazing tote....just wish I lived close enough to go to a workshop.

HMcRobbie said...

Great bag - love it especially the buttons. I've been looking for kids slipper patterns and found these http://www.marthastewart.com/good-things/felt-slippers
http://www.thecreativemaven.net/2010/07/ballerina-slippers-free-pattern.html
http://jojoebi.blogspot.com/2009/11/cosy-slippers-tutorial.html

Gibmiss said...

Hi Kath
This is Gorgeous ...i wont one ....Fab!!!!!!
hugs
sylvie
xxx

Toucan Scraps said...

it's gorgeous!

Deirdre said...

Wow, wow, wow, your tote is stunning.

Christine B. said...

Wow, Kath you've made a beautiful job of this gorgous tote. The Tag looks lovely too. How posh you will look on your travels, and very organised. Might have to get sewing machine out. Hugs x Chris B

sueincanada said...

Love your tote. The fabric and buttons are so bright and cheerful.

Debbi said...

Gorgeous tote! WOW!
*smiles*
debbi

ginny c said...

this is fab were can you get the pattern, i think i will be moving up to simply create it looks such a lovely shop you make us all go green(NOT ECO) but with envy, i would love to come to the shop and workshop but i dont think OH will drive me that far hugs to you and buddy ginny xx

Lin said...

Gorgeous! Just my kind of fabric! LOVE it!

Barb said...

Fabulous tote, Kath! Love the pattern and colors!

Wrightboysmum said...

I did indeed spy one of the big buttons and loved it. The bag looks great and Anne will have a stampede now I think.

littlemisspip said...

This is wonderful! Love all the pockets and chunky buttons. Great job! Thanks for sharing.

LMP

~ Ali ~ said...

This is amazing you clever lady you. OH MY I'm sat here laughing remembering the slipper carry on. Now I will be very impressed if you are wearing matching slippers (hope Annes reading this lol) Catch up at the SECC I'll be there on the Thursday....can't wait. Hugs Ali x

Sue said...

Hi ya Kath
oh wow hun you clever chick i LUV ya tote beg, its gorgeous, fab material, would make a gorgeous crafty Christmas pressie, it really would! lol, sue,x

Caroljenks said...

Kath this is FAB! And those oversized buttons are great :)

Love it - I want one too!

I hope you find a slipper pattern to match...a house coat would be nice too!

Carol x

Kat said...

Love your tote Kath it looks fabulous, what a clever girl Anne is. Love the fabric, whoever it's by. I really want oops....need one of these bags.

Kat xx

Linda said...

This is wonderful. I would love to make one to fit all my copic markers.

Jocelyn aka JoBear2 said...

STUNNING!! Wow - it's just GORGEOUS!! Love the colours - and love how you did the tag.

BethanyR said...

What an AWESOME tote!

Minxy said...

WOW Kath, your tote IS tote-lly amazing, wish we had workshops like that down my way.

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